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THE WASHINGTON TIMES; TUESDAY; FEBRUARY 4; 1913.
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THOUSANDS TO FAST
Season, Starting Earlier This
Year Than Since 1856, Be
nt, the season for penitence, prayer,
and fasyng for the Episcopal and Cath
olic churches, -will begin tomorrow with
the celebration of Ash "Wednesday,
when special services will be held In
all the churches. This winter Lent
comes etrller than It has come since
1K4, and Is as early as the Christian
Those who do not wander about In
the white glare of social activity never
care a great deal whether Lent comes
In February or June, but to those so
cial butterflies whose season is all too
short for the thlnss to be done, this
early coming makes the season too
shqrt for a real campaign.
-Thousands of persons all over the
country are to fast on some particular
dainty duringljent to show that th.-v
realize the slgr.lflcancc of the season
ofcfastlpg and prayer. Butter sales
.will drop off to an appreciable extent
a.nd candt'S will be banned in more
homes than could be estimated in one
day. The 140 clerk fasts on champagne
and terrapin, which he would never get
tinywav. I and the righteous soul will
bant with holr zeaL The question of
the day Js;
"What are you fasting on?"
Special services, will mark the bt
irinrUng of" Lent In the Roman Catholic
ana Episcopal churches or aBhinston.
In the Episcopal churches early com
munion services will be held generally.
Early mass beginning at 5 o'clock in
the morning in several churches and
continuing until midday will be cele
brated In the Catholic churches.
The Rt. Rev. Alfred Harding. Episco
pal Bishop of "Washington, will cele
brate early communion In the chapel of
his residence .on Highland Terrace tomorrow-
morning and will deliver a.
lenten lecture tomorrpw afternoon at
4 o'clock in Bethlehem Chapel of the
Holy Nativity in the Cathedral close
Ash Vednesda7 will be celebrated in
the Catholic churches by the blessing
of the ashes. Communicants will re
ceive the sign of the cross on their
foreheads as the symbol of death.
Straus Plans Fight
To Gain Senatorship
Announcing that he would make a
strenuous campaign for the L'nlted
States Senatorship from Maryland for
Y the long term, Isaac Lobe Straus, of
Baltimore, today declared that he in
tended to cover the entire State In a.
speaking campaign. Mr. Straus said
that he had been promised the support
or all the party leaders In every coun
ty In the State.
Mr. Straus will start his speaking
-M4MtMU6ti ai uruuctuic, rcuiuafy xx.
BY MASONIC LODGE
Anacostians Honor Members of Order at Ceremonies Conduct
ed by Milton J. Fillius, the Worshipful Grand Master.
Quartet Sings at Intervals During Celebration.
WASHINGTON TIMES BUREAU.
ANACOST1... D. C. FEB. 4.
The conferring of the master ma
son's, or third degree last night by Ana
costla Lodge. No. 51. F. A. A. M.. hen
a number of members were advanced
with Masonic ceremonies, brought
togethi-r many members of that
f laterally in the Anacostla Masonic
Hall. The decrees were conferred by
Milton J. FilUus. the worshipful master
of Anacostla Lodge, uunng.ine cere
monies there was singing by the Ma
sonic Quartet, composed of Charles F.
Roberts, past master; Samuel Pur..
Ihrey. past master; Raymond Fillius,
and Ralph "Williamson.
A new fourth grade has been added
to the list of classes in the Congress
! now numbers 310 pupils. Congestion
has been relieved by the estaDiisnmeni
by Prof. Hosmer Johnson, me super
vising nrinpinfll nt this class. MiSS M.
E. Taylor hs been promoted from the
third erade'to be the teacher of the
Miss M. E. Beadle, who was one of the
fourth grade teachers, has been trans-
lerretl to tne uauison scnooi. in "
lngtci tnd "Miss M. L. Connell has
been i-ent from the Cranch School, In
the city, to tako her place. Miss N.
Lamer has been promoted from third
grade teacher In the Cranch School to
the fourth grade, vice Miss Connell.
Miss Helen M. "White, who has been a
first trrade teacher In the Congress
Heights building, has bceu promoted to
the third grade In the Granch School,
vice Miss Lamer, while Miss E. A.
Thorn has been sent to the first grade
at Congress Heights to fill MUs White's
In the Van Buren School, at Anacos
tla. Miss J. E. WHer, who taught the
first grade pupils, has been transferred
to the Woodburn School, and Miss
Helen E. Estep, a recent Normal
School graduate, who resides here, has
been sent from the "Woodburn School
to take MIso Wiler's place in the Van
In the District bill for a four-room ad
dition to the Congres Heights School
has encouraged the members of the as
sociation, who made an unsuccessful
effort last year to have this Item rp-
! tnined In the bill.
I The Emmanuel P. E. Church, the
j Rev. Willard G. Davenport rector, will
I observe Ash Wednesday with, services
at 10 o'clock a. m. and at 7:30 o'clock
I p. m. Each Friday evening during
j-eni mere win De a special service a
visiting clergyman to occupy the pulpit.
The Rev. w. J. J. Thomas, of Brook
land, will be the speaker on Friday
evening next. The adult class In prepa
lation for confirmation will meet with
the rector on Wednesday evenings, and
the children's class on Saturday morn
ings until Good Friday, when Bishop
Harding will confer the rite. There will
be a meeting of the vestrymen of the
church on Thursday night in the parish
TO FILE PROTEST
ON BORLAND BILE
Will Contend That District Tax
Rate Is Already Higher Than
in Other Cities.
Mr.) Straus will, travel by automobile
through, Montgomery. Frederick, and
"Washington"' 'counties In April.
Mrs. Harry Arnold, formerly of this
place, now a resident of Wilmington,
Del., Is here ona vist to Mr. and Mrs.
George W. Hancs. In Valley place. Mr:
Arnold, of the Pennsylvania railroad,
will reach "here in a few days to re
main at his old home for a while.
Miss Mary Rldgway. of the Naval
Hospital at Annapolis, Md.. is visiting
air. ana Mrs. William Williamson,
In U street.
Mrs. J. E. Port, who was absent for
a number of weeks In Philadelphia and
Wilmington, lias returned to -her resi
dence. 1401 V street.
Mrs. Elizabeth Gude. Mrs. De Shields,
daughter of Mrs. Gude: Miss Esther
Gude. and Zane Pyles have formed a
party 'which has gone to the Adiron
dack for a stay in winter. Mr. Pyles,
who was operate'd on for appendicitis
recently, has become well again.
The public Improvement .Association
of "Congress -Heights will meet, tonight
in the town.- halj.-ln -Alabama avenue,
and there -will be-dIscussion of Inireared
school accommodations, street car seiv
ice. and the need of street improve-
ments. The fact that an appropriation
ui (.aaj uus uecii reiuricu tu me rauusu
MIsh Lisle England, of 1421 W street,
has gone to Greensboro, N. C, to re
main several weeks.
The oung Men's Catholic Club, of
bt. Iheresa's Church, gave its last
dance until after the Lenten time last
night in the assembly hall of the Paro
chial School in V strrwt. where 500
young people took part In the dancing
and were served w(th refreshments.
The womtn of the Anacostla 'Baptist
Church are arranging for a Valentine
social on the evening of February 13
and the young people connected with
the Sunday school will assist them.
Hearts will be disposed, of to the men
who attend, and there will bfc a system
of directing those who- present the
hearts at an exchange to a hostess, who
will serve luncheon during the progress
cf the social.
PLAN BIO BANQUET
President Has Been Invited to
Attend Annual Dinner of
Camps in District
The annual banquet of the, Sons of
Veterans of the District will be held
at the Nw Ebbltt February 14, and the
arrangements arc being made under
the direction of the Sons of Veterans'
Club, composed of members from the
different camps, the officers of which
are F. T. F. Johnson, of Lincoln Camp,
No. 5, president; G. W. Sollers, secre
tary: and C. O.' Howard. treasurer.
Among the Invited guests, in addition
to President Taft, will be the com-mandef-in-chlef,
Ralph Grant, of Hart
ford. Conn.: Past Commander In Chief
H. V. Speelman, of Cincinnati, Ohio.:
and Major E. R. Campbell. A general
Invitation is extended to all camps
throughout the nation.
That the District Is already overtaxed
and that the taxes on the citizens
should be raised under no conditions.
will be the contention of the municipal
finance committee of the Board of
Trade, which was yesterday empowered
by the board of directors to appear oe
fore the Senate Appropriations Com
mittee and protest against the Borland
Bill In the name of the Board of Trade.
The Borland amendment provides that
Improvements made on streets shall be
paid for hall by the property owner and
half by the District fund. This would
In effect reduce the Government's1 share
in such expenses to one-fourth.
George W. Harris. William II. Saund
ers, and Chris Gockeler attacked the
Justice of the measure, insisting that a
comparison of the tax rate In the Dis
trict with that in other cities. Pitts
burgh for instances-would reveal the
fact that District taxes are already too
A letter from the National Tariff Com
mission Association, asking that the
Board of Trade Indorse the permanent
commission plan, was received by the
directors and referred" to the executive
A letter from Millard F. Owens sug
gested that the mutter of erecting Stato
exblbtion buildings should be brought to
the attention of the Chamber of Com
merce of the United States. The direc
tors approved this suggestion.
The secretary was Instructed to write
to members Inviting them to attend the
banquet to be given jointly by tho
Board of Trade, the Retail Merchants'
Association, and the Chamber of Com
merce to President Taft on February 50.
AGED Hi BADLY
Victim of Accident Unconscious
All Night, But Police Get Ad
HEAR C LEB T
Congressman Kahn and Other
Prominent Men to Address
Sunday Mass Meeting.
X mass meeting organized by the
Young- Men's Hebrew Association will
bo held in the Pythian Temple Sunday
afternoon, February 16. Congressmen
Julius Kahn and Henry M. Goldfoglc.
Dr. Abram Simon. Simon Wolf, and
Isaac A. Hourwlch' will speak. The pur
pose of the meeting will be to map
out the development of the society along
the lines of the Young Men's Christian
Arrangements were also completed for
a grand, concert and.ball to be held at
the Old Masonic Temple on January S3.
The officers of the Y. Sfc ILA. -are:.
President, Joseph Stein; vice' president,
Jenjamln Robbln; recording secretary.
Edward Lewis; financial secretary, Ju
lian Jackson, treasure t William Rob
erts; sergeant-at-arms, S. B. Goldstein.
8truck by a street car in front of her
home last evening, Mrs. L. E. Colston.
sixty-eight years old, of 1950 Pennsyl
vania avenue northwest, is In Emerg
ency Hospital, suffering from Injuries
about the head. While her condition is
serious, the doctors say she will prob
Mrs. Colston was returning to her
room from a nearby store when the
accident happened. She apparently be
came confused while crossing the street
and stepped In front of a westbound
After telling her name and age, Mrs
Colston lapsed Into unconsciousness and
It was not until today that the police
learned her address. She has a son. Wal
ter Mitchell, who lives at 617 Seven
teenth street northwest.
Dr. A. B. Hooe; 1250 Sixteenth street'
northwest, while driving his automobile
In New York avenue last night, was
(.truck by a Capital Traction car of the
Seventh street line. The automobile was
damaged J50, but no one was hurt.
While riding, a bicycle at Seventeenth
and H streets northwest last evening.
Basil Sparrow, of 425 New York avenue
northwest, was struck by an automobile
bclonging'to Commodore W. B. Hodges."
or the United States Naval Hospital
and driven by AValter Bopp. Sparrow
was thrown from his wheel, but not Injured.
Cardinal Nagl Dies.
VIENNA, Feb. 4. Cardinal Francis
Xavier Nag), former Archbishop of
Vienna, died here today. He was ono
of the five cardinals created at the con
sistory of November 57, 1911, who did not
receive their red hats from Pope Pius
until last December.
PEACED ON HIGHER
.PLANE IN DISTRICT
Congressman Sisson, at Ban
quet, Says Rebates Should
The growth of1 the life insurance busi
ness In the United States was hailed as
evidence of the stability and the solid
ity of Its citizens, by many who made
after dinner addresses at the banquet
of the 'Life Underwriters' Association of
the District, at the Raleigh last even
Congressman Thomas. U. Sisson. of
Mississippi, who supported the Fomes
bill now before the House of Repre
sentatives, said the life Insurance busi
ness in the District should be placed
upon a higher plane. He said, special
favors and discriminatory rebates
should be eltm'nated, and incidentally
touched upon tho fact that many Gov
ernment clerks spend their spare hours
In selling insurance. This, he said,
should be eliminated, and he advocated
a measure prohibiting civil service, Em
ployes from accepting oilier employ
ment. J t
Congressman Sisson , said the' chief,
p'roblem beforp'the Government of the
united states is 10 dc legislate u uwi
the .Intellectually .powerful may not op
press .thi .weak. ..
Traces. Insurance Growth.
John Dolph, -superintendent of. the
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company,
and president of the District asioda-
tlon,7who la a 'Past president of the
National Association of Life Under
writers, presided 'at the 'dinner. He
introduced Walter ...SiUs. of-Rlch-
inond, Va.. president of the national
association. Mr. Sills traced the growth
of the life Insurance buslnes3 In this
ccuntry until It has become second only
In magnitude to the combined railroad
business. He backed tip his statemcnti
with statistics. He asserted that tho
lire Insurance business had also grown
rrom a business Into a. profession, and
warned the life Insurance men present
so to regard their calling He paid u
trlbuto to the work of Mr. Dolph In
building ud the. national association.
James V. arrjr, Jof Jew York; an
other guest, "'nf lei' gelatins; ' number
of stories, declared there, is no finan
cial - Institution vhoi manure and
assets are so well (protected as those
"' 'no me insurance companies.
Cooper Pays Tribute.
William Knowles Cooper; 'secretary of
the Washington Y. M. ,C. A.. nald a
tribute to the life .lnjurancemen for
promoting the welfare of society.
George C Jordan, 'district-manager of
the Equitable Life Assurance Society,
predicted the upbuilding of the agri
cultural Interests r of the .country
t trough the purchase of farm mort
gages by the life Insurance companl;,
as they had bought railroad securities.
Others present were Mrs. John Dolph,
Mrs. Walter J. Sill) R. C Milllken. Mr.
and Mrs. MllaryF. Winn. Mr. and Mrs.
William B. Hardy, Mr. and Mrs. .'Bev
erly Lake, Mr. and Mrs. "Edward 3.
Brashears, Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Dunkum,
James Lee Bost. Albert Stabler, Mr. and
Mrs. Eugene G. Adams. Alex.. J. Con
verse. Mr. and Mrs. George H. Gall,
J. E. Kreh, Jr., D. Fulton Harris. John
M. Cherry, W. H. Parsons. Miss Mary
M. Relchelderfer. Byron Blodgett.
Arthur B. Pierce, Orvllle B. Brown, and
Ernest J. Clark, of Baltimore.
John E. Kreh,.jr Is secretary of the
District association. The annual con
vention will be held In Atlantic City
Cough Cure -
Kaalljr sunt Caeaply.Varfe at
Hosse. Sam Yon .
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Mix one pint of granulated sugar
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two or three, hours.
Pine Is one )of the oldest and best
known remedial agents for the throat
membranes. Finer Is the most valu
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.white pine extract, and Is) rich ta
guaiacol and all the other natural Beat
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The prompt results from this recipe
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-which explains why the plan has been
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A guaranty of absolute satisfaction,
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this recipe. Tour druggist has Plnex.
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m WITHOUT FEAR! NO SICK, SOUR
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1300 G Street
any Victrola you choose as the in
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record in the Victor catalog, and will
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the Victrola .XVI, the instrument by
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Any Victor dealer in any city in the world
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Victor Talking Machine, Co., Camden, N. J.
Our Victor Salesrooms
With complete record department are
now all located on the first floor of our
Victor-Victrola IV, $1S
The Piano Merchant
1330 G Street N. W.
N. B. Mason & Hamlin Piano Agency.
Victor-Victrola VIII, $40
Other stjlcs $23, 30, $75, $100, SI 30, Si'OO. Victors $10 to $100.
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$75, $100, $150, and $200
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Other Regular Model Victor Talking
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Complete Line of All the New Records.
Cor. 12th and G Streets
Rummage Sale Prices
On All Winter Lines
Ererjr snail lot, erery brekea IJu, ererr etfBeaf, ererj reaMal
pnd laeeBBlrtc jmserlwent bruagkt U Sgat aariag lareaitfr is
closed eat tab week; at.tbe sawllmt possible fraetfea ef regalar prices.
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59c Crepe de Chtne, SI In. wide 33e
$1.00 yd. wide Black Duchesse...60e
59c Satin Mcssallne. all wanted
zbades ,.'. SSv
13 and $3.50 sateen Comforts -fl.93
$2.50 largre size Comforts $IAS
$LS0-and $1.75 Comfort 95e
$3 Australian Wool Blankets.. .l.e
$1.50 double bed" Blankets, pair 95e
75c and 85j heavy weight Lino- '
leum ...k .29c
40c Crex Stair-Runner SSe
25c Opaque Window Shades .UH
2Ec Wlndowphanle. light and
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UMe Figured Drapery Madras 8ie
$2.50 Axmlnster-Rogs, 27x54
$2. $2.50. and?3. Lace Curtafns.axaS'
41 and $1.25 Madras" Curtains.
strip ;.....-. I9e
$15' Seamless Brussels Hugs S&03
$16.50 Seamless Brussels Kugs S&S3
$22.50 Axmlnster Rugs, room
size f 11.75
$25 and $30 Wilton and Axmln
ster Kugs t fl&93
Stone China Chambers, up to 25c 10c
39c Nickel-plated Sleeve Irons.. J9c
Steel Kitchen Knives, up to 50c 19e
75c Knameled Bread Raisers 39c
75c Steel Roasting Pans I7e
25c Knife Sets, three pieces 10c
15c Glass Water Bottles He
2sc China Cereal Jars 10c
50c Japanned Umbrella Jars 13c
25c Sham Holders, fit all wood
59c double bed size Sheets 43c
79c Seamless Sheets. 81x90 in. ...53c
50c Seamless Bleached Sheets.
54x90 in 35c
$1.50 Fringed Crochet Spreads. l
11-4 size 83c
$1.69 Crochet Spreads. 11-quarter
15c Unbleached Pillow Cases.
45x36 in. 8-Jie
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10c yard wide WhiteCamhrIc6?ic.
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10c yard wide Percales, dark
12Vic Unbleached Shaker Flan
'isc Mercerized Silk Ginghams 8-Jlo
Boys' 50c Golf Caps (oddments) 29c
Boys' 50c Knickerbocker Pants,
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Boys' and children's Hats and
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Boys' Slip-on Raincoats, small
Boys spring-weight Reefers,
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50c Lining Satin, lS-lru, wide .... .t3e
35c English Bengaline Moreen 12"4c
"Mill ends of Percalines. up
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Children's Outing Gowns, and
1 Petticoats : 18c
Women's 79c Black Sateen .Pet
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Men's Silk Four-in-Hand Neck
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35c Mercerized Satin Table
$1 Mercerized Pattern Cloths.
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25c Tan Dress Linen. 36 in. wide 13c
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lec and 25c Swansdown Powder
Regular 10c Silk Cup Sponges.. ...4c
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oc White Satin Floating Soap....2Hc
5c and 10c Collar Foundations. .2"e
100 vd, spools Basting' Cotton.
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pairs ,.... 3c
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